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Woodside Sees Global LNG Market Tightening

Jan 22, 2021

Australia’s Woodside Energy sees the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market tightening this year, with demand growing especially in Asia, after prices were battered by a supply glut in 2020, its chief executive said on Thursday.LNG supply in 2021 will be partly tighter as Woodside…

In Sub-Saharan Africa's First, Ghana Takes Delivery of Offshore LNG Terminal

Jan 08, 2021

Ghana has taken delivery of sub-Saharan Africa's first offshore receiving terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG), allowing it to start delivering LNG to customers in the first quarter of this year, the terminal's operator said.Tema LNG, which is backed by UK-based Helios Investment Partners…

Crowley Forms 'New Energy' Division to Focus on Offshore Wind, LNG

Jan 06, 2021

Crowley Shipping announced Wednesday it has formed a New Energy division to focus on offshore wind and liquefied natural gas (LNG) services in the U.S. and adjacent regions.The Jacksonville, Fla.-based maritime transportation and services firm…

Russia: Sakhalin Energy Sets LNG Output Record

Jan 06, 2021

Sakhalin Energy, an international consortium operating an offshore gas-fed LNG plant in eastern Russia, set a record for LNG production in 2020.Sakhalin Energy said Wednesday that it had in 2020 produced and shipped a record amount of liquefied natural gas (LNG): 178…

Croatia's Floating LNG Terminal Starts Operations

Jan 04, 2021

Croatia's liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the northern Adriatic island of Krk began operations on Friday amid the first delivery of gas, said the company which runs the unit.'LNG tanker Tristar Ruby anchored with 143,000 cubic meters…

Nakilat Takes Over Management of FSRU Exquisite

Dec 21, 2020

Qatar-based energy shipping company Nakilat said Monday it had assumed the technical ship management and operations of the Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) Exquisite from Excelerate.The FSRU is jointly owned by Nakilat and Excelerate through a joint venture established in 2018…

Indonesia: Inpex Signs MoU for Abadi LNG Sale

Dec 07, 2020

Japanese oil and gas firm Inpex has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the sale of gas from its Abadi project in Indonesia to the local company with PT Perusahaan Gas Negara Tbk (PGN).Abadi gas field is located in the Masela Block…

Santos in 10-Year Barossa Gas Sales Deal with Mitsubishi

Dec 07, 2020

Australia's no. 2 independent gas producer Santos Ltd said on Monday it signed a 10-year agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Barossa project to a unit of Japan's Mitsubishi Corp.Santos will supply Diamond Gas International 1…

Mozambique Unaware of Total, Exxon Offshore Resource Sharing Talks

Nov 27, 2020

Mozambique's National Petroleum Institute said on Friday it had not yet been notified of any intention by ExxonMobil and Total to renegotiate a resource-sharing agreement for their massive LNG projects in the country.Reuters reported earlier…

Report: ExxonMobil, Total in Talks Over Mozambique Gas Resource-sharing Deal

Nov 26, 2020

ExxonMobil and Total are in negotiations over their massive LNG projects in Mozambique, with each seeking to extract more gas from a shared field that straddles the two developments and cut costs, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters…

Saipem Wins FEED Work for Ichthys LNG Project

Nov 25, 2020

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem confirms it has secured a contract award to conduct booster compression module (BCM) front end engineering and design (FEED) services for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG energy development offshore Australia…

Höegh LNG to Supply FSRU in India in Q1 2021

Nov 19, 2020

Höegh LNG has entered into a binding commitment to supply H-Energy with an FSRU in Jaigarh, India from as early as the first quarter of 2021.Jaigarh is south of Mumbai in Maharashtra state, India. The final agreement will be for 10 years with annual termination options after year five…

Woodside Targets Infrastructure Asset Sales to Raise Funds for Scarborough

Nov 11, 2020

Australia's Woodside [Energy] has changed tack on plans to sell assets to help fund its $11 billion Scarborough gas project, now targeting infrastructure investors instead of energy companies amid a slump in oil and gas prices.Woodside said…

IRClass Classes India's First LNG-FSRU

Oct 29, 2020

Ship classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has classed India’s first LNG-FSRU.Built at Hyundai Shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, the 180,000 cu.m, the Indian-flagged, is designed for continuous operations without the need for drydocking over a period of 20 years…

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